Two Girls Down

You know that totally-absorbed-can’t-put-it-down reading experience?  Louisa Luna’s Two Girls Down provides just that. It’s riveting, suspenseful, surprising and so addictive that I had to slow down in my eagerness to get to the next twist in order to appreciate the admirable prose. Luna’s style is straightforward but creative, and I love finding those unique turns of phrase that mark a clever and observant writer’s prose. She has created a fascinating new crime-solving duo with bounty hunter Alice Vega, who teams up with private investigator Max Caplan to find two kidnapped young girls. Vega is cool, confident, canny and can drop a suspect with a length of chain and a well-thrown cup of hot tea.  Caplan is a quirky combination of keenly intelligent detective, emotionally tortured ex-cop, and mushy, proud dad to a precocious sixteen-year-old.  The dialogue is snappy and realistic, and the characters are multi-dimensional.  It is a supremely satisfying read and I can’t wait for more Cap and Vega exploits. Recommended by Sarah

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ISBN: 9780385542494
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Published: Doubleday - January 9th, 2018

"I'm always looking for a good thriller, and this just was perfect."--Nancy Pearl, NPR's Morning Edition
“Opening this book is like arming a bomb--the suspense is relentless and the payoff is spectacular.  Lead character Alice Vega is sensational--I want to see lots more of her.”--Lee Child
"Sensational." Wall Street Journal